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Manager, PV System Design Engineering

Company: Sunrun
Location: Dover
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Everything we do at Sunrun is driven by a determination to transform the way we power our lives. We know that starts at the individual employee level. We strive to foster an environment you can thrive in through our commitment to diversity, inclusion and belonging.
Manager, PV Systems Design Engineering The Manager of PV Systems Design Engineering is responsible for the direct supervision and managerial and personal development of Designer and Drafter Supervisors in addition to overall oversight of the Design Center office and its connection to the rest of Sunrun. The Design Engineering Manager will be responsible for delegating, developing and standardizing the policies, procedures and documentation for the Design Center team. The Manager, Design Center will work hand in hand with other members of the Engineering Leadership Team and Operations Management to ensure consistent, quality and on time performance of the Design Center to its customers. The Design Engineering Manager will oversee 3rd party subcontracted design related services including but not limited to: Professional Engineering (Structural and Electrical); and drafting and design services. On a daily basis, the Manager, Design Center will be responsible for working with a variety of internal customers including Regional Engineering staff and management, commercial drafting staff, Human Resources, IT, etc. This position requires an ability to think critically, comfort with collaborating with unique individuals, and a passion for delivering high quality results.

  • Appropriately staff and manage a team of supervisors, SMEs and experienced PV designers

  • Maintain metrics that track team and individual productivity and quality performance

  • Work with shared services (IT, HR, Training, etc.) and operations management to align and prioritize business needs

  • Lead business reviews, team training events, weekly team huddles, etc

  • Drive standardization and process improvements

  • Ensure SLA performance requirements are met with all external and internal parties

  • Create, maintain and improve tools used by design team

  • Drive company policy, procedure and performance

  • Manage the performance and goals of team members

  • Mentor and develop team members

  • Collaborate with software team to develop technology solutions for the business

  • Delegate appropriately

  • Demonstrate ethics and professionalism at all times


    • Bachelor's degree in an Engineering or Business related field required

    • Minimum of 3 years of industry experience required

    • Minimum of 3 years of management experience required

    • Strong data analysis skills preferred

    • Ability to interpret construction documents required

    • Strong written and verbal communication

    • Good computer skills; MS Suite, Oracle, Salesforce, Google Suite required

    • Professional appearance and client interaction

    • Good people skills, able to manage, motivate and discipline if necessary

    • Motivated team player, looking to succeed

    • Innovative and proactive

    • Willing to travel if necessary

    • Clean driving record

      Physical Demands

      • Ability to perform normal office duties

      • Ability to operate office equipment including computers and determine accuracy of work

      • Ability to interact and participate in meetings

        Please note that the compensation information that follows is a good faith estimate for this position only and is provided pursuant to acts, such as The Equal Pay Transparency Act. It assumes that the successful candidate will be located in markets within the United States that warrant the compensation listed below. Similar positions located outside of these locations will not necessarily receive the same compensation. Please speak with your recruiter to learn more.
        The hourly range for this opportunity is $87,800 - $117,000. Other rewards may include annual bonus eligibility, which is based on company and individual performance, short and long term incentives, and program-specific awards. Sunrun provides a variety of benefits to employees, including health insurance coverage, an employee wellness program, life and disability insurance, a retirement savings plan, paid holidays and paid time off (PTO). A candidate's salary history will not be used in compensation decisions. Please speak with your recruiter to learn more.
        Cornelius Gilleylen (cornelius.gilleylen@sunrun.com)
        This description sets forth the general nature and level of the qualifications and duties required of employees in this job classification, as well as some of the essential functions of this role. It is not designed to be a comprehensive inventory of all essential duties and qualifications. If you have a disability or special need that may require reasonable accommodation in order to participate in the hiring process or to perform this role if you are offered employment, please let us know by contacting us at candidateaccomodations@sunrun.com .
        Sunrun is proud to be an equal opportunity employer that does not tolerate discrimination or harassment of any kind. Our commitment to Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging (https://careers.sunrun.com/us/en/diversityandinclusion) drives our ability to build diverse teams and develop inclusive work environments. At Sunrun, we believe that empowering people and valuing their differences will help us create a planet run by the sun for everyone. We are committed to equal employment opportunities without consideration of race, color, religion, ethnicity, citizenship, political activity or affiliation, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, sex or gender, pregnancy or any other basis protected by law. We also consider qualified applicants with criminal convictions, consistent with applicable federal, state and local law.

Keywords: Sunrun, Wilmington , Manager, PV System Design Engineering, Executive , Dover, Delaware

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